What Happened on August 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged

Famous Birthdays

  • Harriet Miers, White House counsel
  • Harry Thomas, Dutch founder (Schlager Festival Gay Party)
  • Larry Larden, rocker (Every Mother's Son)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Robert H. Goddard, American rocket pioneer, dies at 62

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard